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New malaria analysis method reveals disease severity in minutes - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - August 11, 2017 - 13:35

Medical Xpress

New malaria analysis method reveals disease severity in minutes
Medical Xpress
Left untreated, malaria can progress from being mild to severe—and potentially fatal—in 24 hours. So researchers at the University of British Columbia developed a method to quickly and sensitively assess the progression of the mosquito-borne ...

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New malaria analysis method reveals disease severity in minutes

Science Daily - Malaria - August 11, 2017 - 12:50
Investigators have found that measuring changes in red blood cell deformability is a robust, sensitive method for inferring heme-induced oxidative stress. Using a simple device that measures RBC deformability, malaria progression may be assessed in a matter of minutes.
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New malaria analysis method reveals disease severity in minutes - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 11, 2017 - 12:38

New malaria analysis method reveals disease severity in minutes
EurekAlert (press release)
Left untreated, malaria can progress from being mild to severe -- and potentially fatal -- in 24 hours. So researchers at the University of British Columbia developed a method to quickly and sensitively assess the progression of the mosquito-borne ...

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WHO programme to prevent 10000 malaria deaths in Nigeria - Bizcommunity.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 11, 2017 - 11:15

WHO programme to prevent 10000 malaria deaths in Nigeria
Bizcommunity.com
The organisation estimates more than half of deaths recorded are currently due to malaria, more than all other causes of death combined, including cholera, measles and hepatitis E. A highly vulnerable population, consisting largely of children (58.8 ...

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WHO programme to prevent 10000 malaria deaths in Nigeria - Bizcommunity.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 11, 2017 - 11:15

WHO programme to prevent 10000 malaria deaths in Nigeria
Bizcommunity.com
The organisation estimates more than half of deaths recorded are currently due to malaria, more than all other causes of death combined, including cholera, measles and hepatitis E. A highly vulnerable population, consisting largely of children (58.8 ...

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Why Technology Is Important For Malaria Elimination - Reliefweb

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2017 - 20:14

Why Technology Is Important For Malaria Elimination
Reliefweb
More than 3 billion people- nearly half the world's population- are at risk for malaria, a preventable disease spread by mosquitoes. Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs), are one of the most effective tools in preventing malaria and reducing deaths. From ...

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Opinion: How to build a data system for urban malaria surveillance - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2017 - 12:19

Devex

Opinion: How to build a data system for urban malaria surveillance
Devex
Vector borne communicable diseases such as malaria pose a significant public health threat in urban clusters. Sprawling cities have been identified as primary malaria transmission hubs. These problems are due to factors such as high population density, ...

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Al-Ahli Saudi new signing Godfrey Oboabona tests positive for malaria - Goal.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2017 - 12:02

Goal.com

Al-Ahli Saudi new signing Godfrey Oboabona tests positive for malaria
Goal.com
Saudi Arabian football club Al-Ahli's new signing Godfrey Oboabona has been tested positive for Malaria. Oboabona had been suffering from fever for the past two days but the medical reports have now confirmed the infection, much to the shock of the ...

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Al-Ahli Saudi new signing Godfrey Oboabona tests positive for malaria - Goal.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2017 - 12:02

Goal.com

Al-Ahli Saudi new signing Godfrey Oboabona tests positive for malaria
Goal.com
Saudi Arabian football club Al-Ahli's new signing Godfrey Oboabona has been tested positive for Malaria. Oboabona had been suffering from fever for the past two days but the medical reports have now confirmed the infection, much to the shock of the ...

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Involve field-level workers to fight dengue, malaria, chikungunya, says JP Nadda - Livemint

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2017 - 06:44

Livemint

Involve field-level workers to fight dengue, malaria, chikungunya, says JP Nadda
Livemint
Also, the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (NFME 2016-2030) was disseminated to all states and UTs with instructions to initiate key actions. The ministry has also drafted a 12-point Roadmap for Malaria Elimination for rolling out malaria ...

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UN Health Agency Boosts Malaria Prevention, Control in North-eastern Nigeria - THISDAY Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2017 - 01:11

THISDAY Newspapers

UN Health Agency Boosts Malaria Prevention, Control in North-eastern Nigeria
THISDAY Newspapers
To manage malaria in Borno state of north-eastern Nigeria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and its partners are strengthening surveillance systems to monitor cases and outbreaks; increasing people's access to care in clinics and to health ...

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Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2017 - 21:50

Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius
Science Daily
Malaria research: By combining two advanced microscope techniques an international team of scientists led by postdoc Sergey Kapishnikov from the Niels Bohr Institute has managed to obtain new information about the ravaging mode of operation applied by ...

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Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria in the Dominican Republic with Nothing But Nets - Benzinga

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2017 - 18:36

Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria in the Dominican Republic with Nothing But Nets
Benzinga
Former NBA player and NBA Cares Ambassador Felipe Lopez recently traveled with the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign to Dajabon, Dominican Republic to help fight malaria. There, he met with officials from the National Center for ...

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Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius

Science Daily - Malaria - August 9, 2017 - 18:02
By combining two advanced microscope techniques scientists have managed to obtain new information about the ravaging mode of operation applied by malaria parasites when attacking their victims. This information can be utilized when designing new medication to more effectively fight malaria -- a disease claiming over 400,000 lives each year, a majority of whom are infants.
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Malaria may have been endemic in the Mediterranean since the Roman period - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2017 - 16:43

Healio

Malaria may have been endemic in the Mediterranean since the Roman period
Healio
Historical records indicate that malaria became endemic in the Mediterranean during the Middles Ages and remained so until the 1950s, when strong eradication efforts were implemented against the malaria vector Anopheles, according to researchers.

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Malaria and Mass Drug Administration – The Optimization Model - Medical News Bulletin

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2017 - 16:34

Medical News Bulletin

Malaria and Mass Drug Administration – The Optimization Model
Medical News Bulletin
Mass drug administration (MDA) refers to the administration of drugs to whole populations irrespective of disease status and is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a strategy for malaria prevention. A recent study from the Centre for ...

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Army sergeant who killed 16 Afghans claims malaria drug might've fueled breakdown that led to massacre - New York Daily News

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2017 - 13:51

New York Daily News

Army sergeant who killed 16 Afghans claims malaria drug might've fueled breakdown that led to massacre
New York Daily News
An Army sergeant convicted of one of the worst wartime massacres in recent history believes an anti-malaria drug caused a psychotic spell that led him to kill 16 Afghans five years ago. Sgt. Robert Bales' has requested a special hearing to examine ...

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Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2017 - 13:35

Phys.Org

Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius
Phys.Org
Malaria research: By combining two advanced microscope techniques an international team of scientists led by postdoc Sergey Kapishnikov from the Niels Bohr Institute has managed to obtain new information about the ravaging mode of operation applied by ...

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Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2017 - 13:30

Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius
EurekAlert (press release)
Malaria research: By combining two advanced microscope techniques an international team of scientists led by postdoc Sergey Kapishnikov from the Niels Bohr Institute has managed to obtain new information about the ravaging mode of operation applied by ...

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Indian scientists resurrect World War-era drug to fight malaria - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2017 - 10:31

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)

Indian scientists resurrect World War-era drug to fight malaria
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)
A group of Indian researchers have resurrected acriflavine or ACF which was used as an anti-parasite drug in the last century, and have found it to be effective against malaria parasite. Now they are working to make this molecule more effective using ...

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